Stäubli Robotics(, a leading innovator in robotic automation, has partnered with Minnesota-based Werner Electric to make Stäubli robots and robotic components, as well as the support of a Stäubli-trained local sales network, available throughout the region.

"We're pleased to be working with Werner Electric as a distributor in the North Central U.S.," says Bob Rochelle, Stäubli Robotics food & packaging industry specialist. "The complete line of Stäubli Robots is a natural complement to Werner Electric's comprehensive line of automation components. We're certain that their ability to serve as a local resource will be a valuable asset."

Both partners will take advantage of one another's strengths and resources to provide advanced robotic automation solutions. As a best-in-class manufacturer, Stäubli will work with Werner Electric to uphold its high quality standards and ensure that customers have ready access to turnkey automation systems, engineering services, components, software and training.

Stäubli robots bring speed and precision to a multitude of applications including packaging, assembly, machine loading/unloading, material handling, palletizing, pick and place, grinding, sealing, painting, cutting and many more. They are used worldwide in industries ranging from life science, solar, food and consumer goods, to plastics, automotive, aeronautics, defense, semiconductor and electronics.

Stäubli's complete product line, consisting of an extensive array of 4- and 6-axis robots, is now available through Werner Electric.